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Re: [Scheme-reports] Ballot item #113 "directory contents"

Thomas Bushnell, BSG scripsit:

> What about systems which don't have files, or don't have hierarchical paths?
> Is it really the job of the language to specify the topology of the
> filesystem?

I wrote PathnamesCowan, based on CL pathnames but also intended to provide for URIs.
This is a WG2 proposal, and I don't think anything but string pathnames (with an
escape for names which are not valid strings) are needed for WG1.

What is the sound of Perl?  Is it not the       John Cowan
sound of a [Ww]all that people have stopped     cowan@x
banging their head against?  --Larry            http://www.ccil.org/~cowan

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